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MOU Between FERC and the U.S. Coast Guard Promises To Simplify Licensing for Hydrokinetic Projects

Yesterday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) and the U.S. Coast Guard (“USCG”) released a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) designed to simplify and expedite the process of …

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Ocean Energy On the Move in the Northwest: Oregon Adopts New Rules, FERC Finds No Significant Environmental Impacts for Snohomish PUD’s Admiralty Inlet Tidal Project

Several recent developments in Oregon and Washington suggest that ocean energy — electric generation driven by wave and tidal action — is about to step onto the …

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Join Us At The Washington Energy Future Conference in November

Please join us at the Washington Smart Grid Forum and the Washington Future Energy Conference on November 13 and 14 in Seattle. We are pleased to announce …

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Portland General Issues RFP Seeking 101 MW of Renewable Capacity

On October 1, Portland General Electric (“PGE”) issued a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) seeking approximately 101 aWM of renewable generation. PGE is requiring the renewable generation to …

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New Guidelines May Aid Ocean Energy Development

At its July 19 meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued guidelines developed jointly with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM” — formerly the Minerals …

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